from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The area at the end of a golf course fairway in which the hole is placed, having more closely mowed turf than the rest of the course.
  • n. An area in which to practice putting.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The area of a golf course nearest the hole, with a smoother surface to make putting easier.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The green, or plot of smooth turf, surrounding a hole.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That part of a golfing-ground which surrounds a hole: it is usually carefully prepared and preserved.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an area of closely cropped grass surrounding the hole on a golf course


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